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The Fellowship

- Hardcover

by Philip Zaleski - $39.99 - Add to Cart

Best Book of June 2015 ( The Christian Science Monitor) C. S. Lewis is the 20th century's most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. For three dec...

A Field Guide to Awkward Silences

- Hardcover

by Alexandra Petri - $30.95 - Add to Cart

Washington Post†columnist Alexandra Petri turns her satirical eye on her own life in this hilarious new memoir...Most twentysomethings spend a lot of time avoiding awkwardness.Not Alexand...

The Folded Clock

- Hardcover

by Heidi Julavits - $32.00 - Add to Cart

A raucous, stunningly candid, deliriously smart diary of two years in the life of the incomparable Heidi JulavitsLike many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she fou...

The Housekeeper's Tale

- Trade paperback

by Tessa Boase - $16.99 - Add to Cart

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton Abbey fi...

If the Oceans Were Ink

- Trade paperback

by Carla Power - $21.99 - Add to Cart

If the Oceans Were Ink is Carla Power's eye-opening story of how she and her longtime friend Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi found a way to confront ugly stereotypes and persistent mispercep...

Love in the Elephant Tent

- Hardcover

by Kathleen Cremonesi - $25.95 - Add to Cart

If you live life without a net, what happens when you fall? Kathleen Cremonesi knew early on she wanted to be different. Determined to avoid following in her mother's footsteps to an ill...

Michelle Obama

- Hardcover

by Peter Slevin - $33.00 - Add to Cart

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with élan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose--and the mo...

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me

- Hardcover

by Jennifer Teege, SELLM - $33.95 - Add to Cart

The internationally bestselling memoir hailed as "haunting and unflinching" (Washington Post), "unforgettable" (Publishers Weekly), and "stunning" (Booklist). When Jennifer Teege, a Germa...

My Journey with Maya

- Hardcover

by Tavis Smiley, Da Ritz - $27.00 - Add to Cart

A remarkable story of friendship, love, and courageWhen Maya Angelou and Tavis Smiley met in 1986, he was twenty-one and she was fifty-eight. For the next twenty-eight years, they shared ...

Nabokov in America

- Hardcover

by Robert Roper - $33.00 - Add to Cart

A unique portrait of Vladimir Nabokov told through the lens of the years he spent in a land that enchanted him, America.†††† The author of the immortal Lolita and Pale Fire, born to an em...

Picnic in Provence

- Hardcover

by Elizabeth Bard - $29.00 - Add to Cart

The bestselling author of Lunch in Paris takes us on another delicious journey, this time to the heart of Provence. Ten years ago, New Yorker Elizabeth Bard followed a handsome Frenchman ...

Stalin's Daughter

- Hardcover

by Rosemary Sullivan - $34.99 - Add to Cart

Stalin's Daughter is a work of narrative non-fiction on a grand scale, combining popular history and biography to tell the incredible story of a woman fated to live her life in the shadow...

The Story of Alice

- Hardcover

by R. Douglas-fairhurst - $38.95 - Add to Cart

Following his acclaimed life of Dickens, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst illuminates the tangled history of two lives and two books. Drawing on numerous unpublished sources, he examines in detai...

Tibetan Peach Pie

- Trade paperback

by Tom Robbins - $19.99 - Add to Cart

Now in paperback, internationally bestselling novelist and American icon Tom Robbins's long-awaited tale of his wild life and times, at home and around the globeTom Robbins's warm, wise, ...

What Was I Thinking?

- Trade paperback

by Rick Salutin - $22.95 - Add to Cart

A lifetime of engagement with religion, philosophy, and activism in a series of fascinating reflections. Brilliant, fractious, mordantly funny, playwright/novelist/essayist Rick Salutin ...

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